Noteworthy, Curated Articles of the Workplace 

September 2018

Workplace Harassment


Wave of .MeToo workplace complaints strains human rights agencies

Tampa Bay Times, By Susan Haigh

HARTFORD, Conn. — A wave of sexual harassment complaints that accompanied the (hash)MeToo movement is straining many of the state and local …

The dark reality of workplace harassment and the women led solutions finding the light

Real Business, By Debrah Lee Charatan

In 2016, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released a report about harassment in the workplace. The paper stated that 25-85% of women…

McDonald’s Workers Are Going on a Historic Strike Over Sexual Harassment

The Cut, By Amanda Arnold

In the complaint, they claimed that they had been subjected to sustained harassment at work, and said that when they came forward, they were either …

AIA updates code to “end sexual harassment in the workplace

Dezeen  (American Institute of Architects), By Eleanor Gibson

“The board’s adoption of these changes provides us with another step toward ending sexual harassment in the workplace, advancing equity in our …

Q&A: ILO expert on new workplace harassment and violence treaty

Devex, By Amy Lieberman

ILO is considering a legally binding treaty that could protect all workers from violence and harassment in the workplace, if individual countries adopted …

Workplace Sexual Harassment

Vet Times, By Adam Bernstein

In the time since the initial allegations of sexual harassment were levelled against Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey and members of Parliament, other …

Sexual Harassment On The Job: Here’s What You Can Do Now

Essence Magazine, By Tamara E. Holmes

Early in her career, Tana M. Session was an executive assistant to a boss who would constantly joke with her and make crude and sexually explicit comments.

Legislative board approves update of workplace harassment policy

Lincoln Journal Star, By JoAnne Young

According to the policy, it’s a violation for any senator to harass or knowingly permit workplace harassment. A senator or supervisor who has firsthand …

Charlie Rose, CBS seek to dismiss sexual harassment lawsuit as invalid

USAToday

NEW YORK — Charlie Rose says three women who worked with him are trying to take “routine workplace interactions and banter” and spin them into …

More than half of school support staff suffer violence at work, report finds

Yahoo News UK, By Ellen Manning

More than half of school support staff have suffered some kind of violence at work, with assaults including stabbings and attempted strangulation, …

Human Rights Commission finds 71% of Australians have been sexually harassed

The Guardian, By Katharine Murphy

More than 85% of women and 56% of men report being sexually harassed at some time, but reporting rates are dropping…

Fighting workplace harassment helps women succeed: Trudeau

Toronto Star, By The Canadian Press

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says movements such as #MeToo play a role in changing a workplace culture that often keeps women from top-level …

Survey Says: How Are Men Really Processing #MeToo?

The Root, By Maiysha Kai

Since it hit the mainstream last fall, the #MeToo movement has sent shockwaves through our collective consciousness, revealing predators…

Council candidates debate Centennial Park, workplace harassment

Blackburn.com, By Melanie Irwin

Candidates vying for seats on Sarnia City Council in October’s municipal election have hit the ground running now that the summer break is over.

The dark reality of workplace harassment and the women led solutions finding the light

Real Business, By Debra Lee Charatan

In 2016, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released a report about harassment in the workplace. The paper stated that 25-85% of …


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